Started yesterdayRussian offensive in eastern Ukraine. It’s “hell”, says the governor of the Lugansk region. Early in the night missiles over Kharkiv and Mykolaiv. The bombs had previously fallen on Lviv, Dnipro, Kramatorsk and on the districts of Synelnykiv and Pavlograd. The Azovstal steel mills in Mariupol are also still under attack, where according to local authorities – he is reclining even a thousand civilians were refugees including mainly women with young and elderly children. The mayor of the city also speaks of 40 thousand deported citizens.
Also Russia confirms that its army he threw to make attacks in Ukraine oriental throughout the night. The Russian Defense Ministry said that “high precision missi” hit 13 targets Ukrainians in parts of Donbass, including the key city of Slovyansk, and other air strikes “have hit 60 military facilities of Ukraine“, even in cities close to the eastern front line.
There China continue to increase “strategic coordination” with Russia a underwater from international volatility: that’s what one reads note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the meeting held yesterday in Beijing by Deputy Foreign Minister Le Yucheng with the Russian Ambassador Andrey Denisov. “Coming from China will change the international situation, will strengthen strategic cooperation with Russia for promoting a new model of international relations and a community with a shared future for humanity “, reads the note.
Biden will hear from allies today and partners on Ukraine: the US president’s video call is scheduled for 15:45 Italian time. “I will go back to Kiev, but to bring something useful: to simply show my support I don’t need to go there. If I go there, it will have to be to make a difference”: so Macron. The French president adds that he has not spoken to Putin since the Bucha events. Fico today receives the mayor of Melitopol. UN Security Council meeting today on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
A few hours after Ukraine announced the launch of a new Russian offensive in the Donbass, “it is more than ever necessary “to cease the Europeans of Russian oil: he reiterated this to the microphones of Europa 1 il French Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire. “I remain convinced – he added – that the reality of the situation in Ukraine will push” towards an end to the difficulties.